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" Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. Silence how dead! and darkness how profound! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds ; Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the general... "
A poetical grammar of the English language - Page 92
by Robert Clarke (schoolmaster.) - 1855
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Louisa, Or The Cottage on the Moor

Elizabeth Helme - Orphans - 1807 - 200 pages
...XXIII. Suicide. i91 XXIV. Conclusion i98 LOUISA, OR THE COTTAGE ON THE MO'Q'R. CHAPTER I. A WANDEBEH. Night, sable goddess, from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slnmb'ring world : Silence, how dead ! and darkness how profound ! Nor eye, nor list'ning ear, an object...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young: In Four Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

Edward Young, Thomas Park - 1808
...distress ; and night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...made a pause ; An awful pause ! prophetic of her end. And let her prophecy be soon fiillill'd : Fate ! drop the curtain ; I can lose no more. Silence and...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...distress ; and night, Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...profound! Nor eye, nor listening ear, an object finds ; Crention sleeps. 'Tis as the general pulse Of life stood still, and nature made a pause; An awful...
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Letters on Literature, Taste, and Composition, Addressed to His Son

George Gregory - Books and reading - 1809 - 363 pages
...as an example of the sublime in expression, as the imagery and epithets are exceedingly rich.... " Night, sable goddess, from her ebon throne, " In rayless...world. " Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound ! " Nov eye nor list'ning car can object find. " Crealion sleeps 'Tis as the general pulse " Of Life...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...distress ; and night, Er'n in the aenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Kight, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless majesty,...Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. Silence bow dead! and darkness how profound! Nor eye nor listening ear an object finds; Creation sleeps. 'Tis...
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A Selection of Curious Articles from the Gentleman's Magazine: I. Ancient ...

Anecdotes - 1809
...With Tarquin's ravishing strides, tow'rds his design Moves like a ghost." Shakespeare. DR. YOUNG. ** Night, sable goddess ! from her ebon throne, In rayless...majesty now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumb'ring world. Silence how dead ! and darkness how profound! Nor eye nor list'ning ear an object...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...and night Ev'n in the zenith of her dark domain, Is sunshine, to the color of my fate. 142. Night. 'd. and loth to part. While in their age they differ,...in heart. Thus stands an aged elm in ivy hound, Tli slumb'ring world : Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound '. Norfeye, nor lisl'ningear an object...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 612 pages
...from her elan throne, In ragless majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumhering world. Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound > Nor eye, nor listening ear, an ohject finds ; Creation sleeps. ' T is as the general pulse How poor, how rich, how ahject, how august,...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...domain, Is sunshine to the colour of my fate. Night, gable goddess ! from her don throne, In raj-less majesty, now stretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering world. Silence, how dead ' anil darkness, bow profound ! Nor eye, nor listening ear, an object finds ; Creation sleeps. ' f...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...clfni throne, In rayless majesty, now' (Wretches forth Her leaden sceptre o'er a slumbering vorld. Silence, how dead ! and darkness, how profound ! Nor eye, nor listening ear, an objcrt iinds ; Creation sleeps. Т is as the general puKe Of life stood still, and Nature made я pause...
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